Major League Baseball

Hunter Greene and Jordon Adell are African-American, and hope to draw more Blacks in this country into the professional baseball.

Jackie Robinson's historic barrier-breaking feat celebrated its 70th anniversary last week, but a pair of forgotten Black baseball players might have some right to Number 42's historic claim.

Lamar and his label Top Dawg Music are being sued for using a Bill Withers sample in his song “I Do This,” featured on his 2013 mixtape.

On Thursday, officials in Philadelphia passed a resolution that not only honors Major League Baseball legend Jackie Robinson's color barrier-breaking appearance in the city in 1947 but also serves as a formal apology. On April 15, the day that Robinson shattered the barrier, his widow will receive a formal apology for the mistreatment her husband faced, NBC Philadelphia reports.

Baseball has lost one of its most beloved ambassadors with the passing of Hall of Fame inductee and Negro League legend Monte Irvin. Irvin, who was named Major League Baseball’s first Black executive, was 96. Born February 25, 1919 in Haleburg, Ala., Irvin and his family relocated to Orange, N.J. when he was young. While […]

The Jackie Robinson statue that sits outside MCU Park in Coney Island was found defaced with racial slurs and graffiti Wednesday, according to the NY Daily News. SEE ALSO: Teen Raps On YouTube As SWAT Team Closes In On Him A park manager discovered the slurs on the statue’s base around 8:30 a.m. The messages […]

Jimmie Lee Solomon, vice president of baseball operations for the MLB says that if more Black people watched and attended baseball games, the percentage of Black players would increase. In 2011, Black people only represent 8.5 percent of Major League Baseball. “From an anecdotal standpoint and as a black man, I think it makes a […]

Princeton University granted Hank Aaron an honorary degree on Tuesday in recognition of his brave leadership in integrating America's favorite pass time.